In the past, studies have found a connection between low vitamin D levels and obesity. Now, new studies are linking vitamin D deficiency with impulsivity as well. As many of us know, impulsive behaviors like comfort food eating and snacking are well known for having an effect on out weight but could being vitamin D deficient make these behaviors worse? Here is what a blog posted by the Vitamin D Council has to say: “One study showed that many obese children were vitamin D deficient. Another study found that patients who supplemented with 100,000 IU per month lost nearly 12 pounds and 5.48 cm around the waist.”

Read the entire Vitamin D Council blog post here: